U.S.: In the decade since Hurricane Katrina ravaged through New Orleans, the booming Latino community has been instrumental in the city’s often-arduous reconstruction efforts. Caribbean: Could the tropical storm that recently ravaged...Show More Summary
Countless Instagrammers offer small glimpses of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast. These five are especially compelling. The post 5 Gulf Coast Photographers You Need to Be Following appeared first on WIRED.
She said her home, farther inland, was damaged but liveable. Katrina made landfall August 29, 2005. Bush visited the city on Friday, accompanied by his wife, Laura, whose library foundation helped rebuild what is the oldest public school in New Orleans. It was the costliest natural disaster in US history and caused widespread death and
Saturday marked the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal says the state is now “stronger than ever”. “They think everyone’s going to forget about them”, Morrell said. “We’re so blessed”, said Laura McCann, 77, a resident whose house was demolished by the floods. Band members parade on the 10th anniversary of
When New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu visited with the Houston Chronicle editorial board last week, he spoke not only of the city’s recent past and recovery but also its future – the Crescent City’s 300th anniversary is only three years away. There were more than 50 before the storm, and now there are only 32,
Where most saw a city in despair, they saw an ideological play toy. Above all, Americans love a narrative. Preferably a moral one, marked by a clear good and evil. For many so-called “school reformers,” the tragedy of Katrina, which marks its 10-year anniversary today, provided that narrative. Show More Summary
If Week 3 of the NFL preseason provides the best window into what the regular season may reveal, the Houston Texans and New Orleans Saints can both take positives from Sunday's clash at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Texans won 27-13,...Show More Summary
Brian Hoyer led scoring drives on two of his first three series since being named Houston's starting quarterback, and the Texans went on to a 27-13 preseason victory over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday.
The Texans have ended their quarterback competition by naming Brian Hoyer as the starter for the first week of the regular season, but coach Bill O’Brien has made it clear that he won’t be afraid to turn to Ryan Mallett if Hoyer can’t find a way to lead a successful offense. One way Hoyer can…
Bill Clinton told New Orleans to celebrate, because they’ve “earned it.” New Orleans, however, is not a city that needs the orders of a former president as an excuse to celebrate. Clinton gave the keynote speech at the Katrina 10 Power of Community Commemoration on Saturday at the Smoothie King Center. Show More Summary
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The grand old restaurant Commander's Palace, in New Orleans, is hidden among multicolored mansions in the city's smartest neighborhood, not far from where Sandra Bullock owned a house To get in, you have to pass muster: no jeans, noShow More Summary
When Lance Johnson got his parents and the nearby elderly to the New Orleans Convention Center after Katrina, he knew he made a big mistake.
The latest on the state of New Orleans ten years after Hurricane Katrina, and the 2016 presidential election, with Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, author Douglas Brinkley, photojournalist Mario Tama, and others
On Sunday’s Meet the Press, MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry blamed the growth of charter schools in New Orleans post-Katrina as one of the reasons the city has not improved since the storm. The MSNBC host proclaimed “for many who are African-American...Show More Summary
Maddow talks with former New Orleans Mayor Marc Morial
It’s been ten years since Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast. Katrina’s flooding and destruction in New Orleans was made worse by a levee system that failed and an ineffective evacuation plan that left thousands of residents stranded in the wake of the storm. In 2005, as Katrina approached New [...]
On the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, much is being written — and rightly so — about the impact of the hurricane on the people of New Orleans, and particularly those displaced to other communities. But the flip side is also interesting: How did the people displaced by Katrina impact the communities to which they […]
Michiel Huisman from "Game of Thrones" left little to the imagination as he left a pool party in New Orleans. Michiel, who plays Daario Naharis, reinforced that there's more to the show than blazing hot chicks.
Week 3 of the preseason concludes with two nationally televised games on Sunday. The third week of the preseason finishes up with two nationally televised games on Sunday when the New Orleans Saints host the Houston Texans at 4 p.m. ET and the Arizona Cardinals face the Oakland Raiders at 8 p.m. Show More Summary